"When meat is exposed to carbon monoxide, it reacts with the myoglobin in the blood giving the meat a bright red color. Fresh beef is naturally red, and as it ages, it becomes brown or grey."
Of course the industrialized meat industry doesn't see any problem with the practice. Their take is that Carbon Monoxide is harmless when ingested, and furthermore...
"When a product reaches the point of spoilage, there will be other signs that will be evidenced–for example odor, slime formation and a bulging package–so the product will not smell or look right.”
So they fool us by artificially making the meat look red, then justify that by saying we need to look for the "slime" on the product. Lovely.
I greatly admire WhatsApp's sentiments and decisions, I just wonder how those will play out with the new Facebook purchase. Facebook needs to make money to appease their stock holders, and WhatsApp's customer respect policies are completely at odds with it's new parent company.
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